IBM IBM Security Specialist- Ballarat in BALLARAT, Australia

Job Description

IBM Security Specialist- Ballarat

For two years in a row, IBM has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape on Cloud Professional Services. Businesses across the U.S. recently ranked IBM as the number one cloud computing provider. Clients around the world are using IBM cloud centers spread across every major market to help them adopt cloud for growth and innovation.

IBM's value to clients includes IBM's business consulting division, which brings expertise in aligning technology strategies with business strategies to enable innovation, acceleration, and value realization through client solutions and services. Cybersecurity is one of the most critical issues of our generation. No other company has the powerful combination of talent, industry-leading security technology, global reach and cognitive capabilities, powered by Watson, to combat the cybersecurity threats.

We are seeking individuals with a passion for transforming clients into a better future and that possess a blend of general business and technology strategy skills. In this role, the Security Consultant will design, develop and integrate solutions using best practice technologies, tools, techniques and products to defend against web-based or electronic attacks, and protect complex networks and applications targeted at our critical clients. Projects you could be working on relate to Cloud management services, Internet of Things, Mobile development and testing, and enterprise application development and maintenance. This individual may also work as the initial contact in a cross IBM brand opportunity, so they will need to build and manage relationships and have the ability to represent IBM's broad technology strategy capabilities.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Focus on application security and secure engineering capabilities, tools and processes

  • Provide application security consulting to the squad and internal development teams on topics such as integration, remediation, testing, etc.

  • Contribute to the day-to-day development, implementation, monitoring and operational support of managed solutions and service provider relationships

  • Engage in information security projects that evaluate existing security services and propose modifications and additional services and capabilities to meet any gaps identified

  • Resolve or escalate issues impacting security services and service adoption

  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and develop plans to address

  • Assist in the creation of metrics for measuring service success and business value

  • Assisting the development of Strategy and Solutions for Business Transformation through Cloud, DevOps, and Lean Startup practices

  • Envisioning of future cloud trends, cloud technology solutions, and impact on business value realization

  • Anticipating client business and technology needs and objectives

  • Building relationships with business leaders internally as well as externally

  • Leading external engagement of team through conferences and seminars

  • This position may require significant global travel.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • 3+ years of security experience with particular focus on application security, web application security and secure engineering. Areas such as OWASP Top 10, CWE/SANS Top 25, NIST, CERT, secure SDLC, threat modeling, etc.

  • 3+ years of experience with Internet and web technologies and associated security technology. Areas such as HTTP, TLS, DNS, REST, TCP/IP, WAF, SAST, DAST, etc.

  • At least 3 years of experience in designing and delivering technology transformation, security or Cloud projects

  • At least 3 years of experience in successfully leading consultative-based selling of technology transformation or Cloud projects

  • At least 3 years of experience building relationships with senior leaders (CxO)

  • At least 2 years of experience in a minimum of 2 major industry segments

  • 2+ years Linux/UNIX experience

  • 2+ years development or scripting experience

  • At least 2 years experience with cloud computing technologies, such as software, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service, containers and serverless

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Familiar with NoSQL and relational databases

  • Familiar with SCM tools (git), CI/CD tools (Travis, Jenkins, etc.), CM tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.), testing tools and similar

  • Experience working on Agile teams

  • At least a years experience in one or more of the following security domains:

Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting (SIOC); Data Security; Identity & Access Management, Infrastructure and Endpoint Security (IES), and/or Security Strategy Risk and Compliance (SSRC).Knowledge in Network Design and Security, Web or Custom Application Development, Mobile Development, Software Engineering, Identity and Authentication Technology.

  • At least a years experience in Management Consulting and Systems Integration and/or Managed Security Services

  • Experience working in at least 2 different major geographic areas

  • Fluent in a language in addition to English

Applicants must hold Australian Citizenship.

As this role is based in Ballarat, Victoria, relocation support will be considered for interstate applicants who are interested in moving to Ballarat to join our team.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As above.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

As above.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.